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Adopted Brother

Am I Allowed to Share Non-Family Home with Adopted Brother?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- As for adoption, in the sense of changing one’s identity and lineage, it is prohibited in Islam. However, it …

I Don't Have Kids Yet, Can I Adopt?

I Don't Have Kids Yet, Can I Adopt?

In this counseling answer: •At present, it is most important that you take care of yourself in every way if you are to increase your chances of conceiving. The stress you are experiencing now, alone is enough to have negative consequences on your fertility. •Do all you can to reduce your stress level, reevaluate your …

Husband

My Husband Wants to Adopt, But I Don't

In this counseling answer: “I ask you, what if you were to take in this boy (with his grandmother’s permission), and raise him as your own? What if this boy brought about the kind of change within your husband that can turn him into a responsible father? These are considerations not to be belittled.” As …

Adam

Adam, the Abandoned Baby Who Changed My Life

A Malaysian young woman adopts an abandoned baby and speaks to the world. The disadvantaged in society holds a special place in Islam. The Prophet (PBUH) set innumerable examples of how to treat the less fortunate. While Islamic teachings encourage productivity and self-reliance, they also lay a strong emphasis on the concept of charity and …

Daughter

Can Non-Muslim Drunken Grandma See My Daughter?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Indeed, all Muslims are highly urged to keep good relations with their kinship even if they are non-Muslims. 2- …

Not in My House – Adoption in US Muslim Communities

Although adoption is an obvious and highly rewarding solution for couples unable to have biological children, most Muslims sitting—and judging—on the sidelines miss out on perhaps one of the most charitable acts advocated by their faith: caring for orphans and neglected children.

Adoption

Adoption & Pre-Adoption Genetic Testing

In the time of the Prophet, children were adopted but still retained the name of their birth parents. This wisdom, passed to Muhammad (PBUH) in a revelation, allowed the child to be cared for by his new adoptive parents but still retain a connection to his origin as well as any pertinent medical or family information he needed.

Islam adoption

Who Says Islam Prohibits Adoption?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and may Allah reward you for asking such an important question. The question of adoption in Islam is one that is very often misunderstood. Islam Does NOT Prohibit Adoption Rather, Islam provides teachings to allow adoption while, at the same time, preserving the integrity of the family …

What Does Islam Say about Adoption

What Does Islam Say about Adoption?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and render our …



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